R&D funding opportunities for innovators with COVID-19 solutions from the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS)

Pete CodellaUtah Innovation Center

There are several new opportunities for research related to COVID-19. The Utah SBIR Center is available to assist Utah small businesses applying to these opportunities. Contact the Utah SBIR Center for more information.

Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA) Broad Agency Announcement (BAA)

This BARDA application is a 2 step process. Stage 1: Prepare a cover sheet, Quad Chart and White Paper describing the effort in sufficient detail, to include required TRL. BARDA will evaluate White Papers and invite full Proposals (Stage 2)


NIH – National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)

Notice of Special Interest (NOSI) regarding the Availability of Emergency Competitive Revisions for Research on Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) and Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)


This opportunity is directly linked to PA-20-135, where more details can be found: https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-20-135.html

Other Opportunities for Innovators with COVID-19 Solutions

National Science Foundation